JV makes move to secure Dubai as world-leading centre
RSA National has launched a new air cargo terminal at Dubai World Central (DWC).
RSA National is a joint venture between US-based air cargo operator National and Dubai-based RSA Global,
Abishek Ajay Shah, Co-founder and Group CEO of RSA Global said: “RSA Global is a home-grown brand and we have been inspired by the UAE leadership’s vision to build the aviation capital of the world.
“We believe the launch of RSA National’s flagship air cargo terminal is a game changer for the UAE’s aviation and logistics industry to claim the number one spot.
“We have designed this smart facility to deliver innovative multimodal, tech-forward supply chain solutions and plan to expand as the region’s demands grow. The sky’s the limit.”
Dubai is within an eight-hour flight of two thirds of the world, cementing its strong position to lead the global logistics industry and help fulfil the UAE’s aviation and logistics vision for 2045 with RSA National intending to play an integral role.
Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, president of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, said: “Today we are delighted to celebrate the inauguration of RSA National’s air cargo terminal at DWC.
“The RSA National air cargo terminal is an impressive and welcomed development and supports Dubai’s efforts to remain at the forefront of aviation and logistics globally.”
Paul Griffiths, CEO Dubai Airports, said: “We have witnessed impressive freight growth at DWC since it first opened in 2010.
“The airport has quickly ascended the global rankings for international freight volumes and is now ranked in the top 20. We have achieved this by developing and implementing leading-edge customer centric processes, technology and infrastructure.
“RSA National’s innovative and tech forward mindset is fully aligned with this approach and we are honoured to celebrate this great achievement with them today.”
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